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Bihu is the name for the National Festival of Assam which is one of the most beautiful states of India which is reckoned for tea gardens, mighty Brahmaputra River and Lush green forests. Also the state of Assam is reckoned for the Bihu festival that depicts a set of three different cultural festivals of the state.
The origin of the term ‘Bihu’ came from the Sankrit word that means ‘Vishu’. It is the cheerful festival of Assam that is celebrated by the locals irrespective of caste, creed and beliefs. In a year Assamese celebrate three different kinds of Bihu festival that is Bohaag Bihu in the middle of April month, Maagh Bihu in the middle of January month and Kaati Bihu in the middle of October month.
The culture of Assam is predominately agrarian in nature and the main livelihood is dependent on agriculture. Owing to this single most important fact, the New Year as per the Assamese calendar coincides with the beginning of the harvest season, which is also known as Bohag Bihu.
Owing to this single most important fact, the New Year as per the Assamese calendar coincides with the beginning of the harvest season, which is also known as Bohag Bihu.Read more
Bihu is a unique traditional dance that portrays the spirit and culture of the region.View more